Parenting 101: Celebrate Robert Munsch throughout the month of May | Parenting 101

Parenting 101: Celebrate Robert Munsch throughout the month of May | Parenting 101


Scholastic Canada celebrates its 25th anniversary of their publishing partnership with iconic children’s author Robert Munsch in 2022. To mark the occasion, Scholastic has created Munsch Mayhem – a multi-faceted national salute to Canada’s favourite storyteller.

“After Robert Munsch’s job interview with the CBC’s Shelagh Rogers very last tumble, in which he disclosed that he has been diagnosed with dementia, there was an amazing outpouring of assistance and love for him,” claimed Nancy Pearson, Scholastic Canada’s President of Advertising and marketing and Publishing, in a media release. “We required to develop a instant for anyone to celebrate Robert and his books.”

The thirty day period-extensive situations kicked off on Canadian Unbiased Bookstore Day on April 30th, with  a lot more than 100 independent stores providing a cost-free commemorative tote bag with invest in of a Scholastic Munsch reserve.

Around 100 libraries, bookstores, and communities throughout the nation are putting up Munsch Walks in French and English, outside pathways which will have decide on Munsch books posted alongside the walkway for family members to delight in. For additional facts on the spot of the Munsch Walks, click in this article.

Scholastic Canada is also partnering with Small Cost-free Libraries with a donation of Robert Munsch guides to more than 100 Minor Cost-free Libraries throughout Canada. 

A team of students from Centennial College’s Children’s Media application throughout created a video, “A Adore Letter to Robert Munsch” as a course venture. The movie can be observed here.

This fall, Scholastic Canada will publish Leaves¸ a Robert Munsch tale established in his hometown of Guelph, Ontario, and illustrated by Munsch’s longtime collaborator, Michael Martchenko. “We have a big collection of tales Robert wrote although he was touring and getting influenced by little ones he satisfied,” said Diane Kerner, Munsch’s editor and Scholastic Canada’s Vice-President of Publishing, in the very same release. “Fans can rest assured that Robert’s stories will continue to be revealed for many years to come.”

– Jennifer Cox


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